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Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

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Festive tat again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Barbara Streisand lookalike twins Frank and Barry Mahong – come on up, and join us on the sofa… Love those dresses, oh, and how you beam!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may have … Continue reading

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Poor old Trystan…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: filthy brown, grape green, bruised apple yellow, queasy lilac, jolly maroon, and crazy hair blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you probably know by now dear reader, I do like strange old books picked up cheaply … Continue reading

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Another old junk shop book…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s local village name that might sound like an insult is Meaux. (I don’t know how it is pronounced, but not having done any French at school, I’d say meooks.) (Meaux) ‘So, Janet, that’s your new … Continue reading

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A couple of observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘erminites’ – like ‘ermine’, but with a red spot on each side of the black tail. What a relief! That’s been puzzling me for ages… Erminites. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> An observation: A retired chap, … Continue reading

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